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NHL All-Star Game rosters announced: Who made it, who got snubbed NHL All-Star Game rosters announced: Who made it, who got snubbed
- January 11, 2018

MacKinnon already has exceeded his goals total in 82 games last season (16) and is just a point shy of matching his overall production. After a slow start to the season, the 32-year-old was far from a lock to continue that streak. Also selected to the Pacific Division team, coached by Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights, were Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings, James Neal and Marc-Andre Fleury of the Golden Knights, Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau, ... (more...)
Browns to name Wolf as assistant GM Browns to name Wolf as assistant GM
- January 11, 2018

Ron Wolf and his son Eliot pose with Wolf's bust during the NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on August 8, 2015 in Canton, Ohio. Cleveland.com sports columnist Doug Lesmerises thinks it tells us something we should've already known - that the front office is the best-functioning part of the Browns power structure. (more...)
Alabama WR Calvin Ridley entering NFL Draft Alabama WR Calvin Ridley entering NFL Draft
- January 11, 2018

Having been thoroughly prepared for that next step, I am truly ready, because in the beginning, I chose THE RIGHT SCHOOL. Ridley's 224 career receptions also ranks second in program history behind Amari Cooper's 228, while his 2,781 career receiving yards ranks third behind DJ Hall (2,923) and Cooper (3,463). (more...)
'All signs point to' Matt Patricia being named Giants coach 'All signs point to' Matt Patricia being named Giants coach
- January 11, 2018

Bottom line is no one really knows until the Patriots are eliminated from the playoffs and offers can be extended. While Patricia , 43, doesn't have the head coaching experience Giants co-owner John Mara is seeking, he has been a part of three Super Bowl titles in New England, including two as defensive coordinator. (more...)
Arsenal Ready to Return for Lemar, Gunners 4/1 to Seal Deal Arsenal Ready to Return for Lemar, Gunners 4/1 to Seal Deal
- January 10, 2018

Jardim's comments regarding potential winter sales may offer Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hope regarding his chances of landing France global Lemar, particularly with Monaco out of the UEFA Champions League . But a report from L'Equipe on Saturday claimed that Monaco have softened that stance , believing they can now earn more from his departure now than if they wait for the summer. (more...)
Matt Nagy takes blame for Chiefs' offensive 'failure' in loss to Titans Matt Nagy takes blame for Chiefs' offensive 'failure' in loss to Titans
- January 10, 2018

To the last part, Nagy said: "When you fail to communicate, there's gray area". Not only does Nagy have to find a top defensive coordinator, but it's imperative that he hire quality line coaches on both sides and a quality quarterback coach. (more...)
'Our national embarrassment': Donald Trump dragged after stumbling over United States national anthem 'Our national embarrassment': Donald Trump dragged after stumbling over United States national anthem
- January 10, 2018

Following the national anthem, Alabama running back Bo Scarborough, who clearly wasn't happy with Trump (figuratively) kicking off the game, was heard yelling an anti-Trump slur before taking the field. He has also repeatedly tweeted about the issue. The act, to protest systemic racism and police brutality, was condemned by Trump , who said the National Football League should suspend the player. (more...)
Jacob Eason plans to leave Georgia, transfer to Washington Jacob Eason plans to leave Georgia, transfer to Washington
- January 10, 2018

He was replaced by freshman Jake Fromm, who went on to lead the Bulldogs' offense to a national title game appearance against Alabama. Eason was once a five-star recruit and arguably the top quarterback prospect in the nation, but Kirby Smart chose to stick with freshman Jake Fromm as the starter this season after his star sophomore went down with a knee injury in the opener but was cleared to return halfway through the year. (more...)
Arsenal set Sanchez price at £40m for Man City Arsenal set Sanchez price at £40m for Man City
- January 09, 2018

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been steadfast in his desire to keep hold of Sanchez despite the uncertainty surrounding his contract situation, but sources have told ESPN FC that the Frenchman has softened his stance and could now be prepared to sell the 29-year-old for the right price. (more...)
Gregg Popovich says Spurs star suffered tear in shoulder Gregg Popovich says Spurs star suffered tear in shoulder
- January 09, 2018

Leonard (shoulder) will not play in Monday's game against the Kings, Tom Osborn of the San Antonio Express-News reports. The All-Star suffered a shoulder injury in their previous encounter against the Phoenix Suns on Friday night and head coach Gregg Popovich has anxious fans by confirming the extent of the issue. (more...)
FA hands Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger three-game touchline ban FA hands Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger three-game touchline ban
- January 08, 2018

Wenger will miss Arsenal's FA Cup clash at Nottingham Forest this Sunday, plus their League Cup semifinal first leg at Chelsea next Wednesday and the Premier League clash at Bournemouth on January 14. Before the game against Chelsea Wenger said: "What is frustrating for me is that it happened many times this season - at Stoke, at Watford , at Manchester City , at West Brom". (more...)
Serena Williams halts Melbourne title defence Serena Williams halts Melbourne title defence
- January 08, 2018

But, having given birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia in September, the 23-time Grand Slam champion has decided she is not quite feeling sharp enough to take part in the season's first major, which starts on January 15. There is also uncertainty over whether former champions Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Rafa Nadal, the latter of which arrived in Melbourne earlier on Friday, will be fit to take to the court. (more...)
Panthers sign Ron Rivera to two-year extension Panthers sign Ron Rivera to two-year extension
- January 08, 2018

The Panthers finished the 2017 regular season with the same record as the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South, and the teams will meet in an NFC Wild Card Game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday. Locking up Rivera does provide some stability going forward for the Panthers, who owner Jerry Richardson said he will sell after being accused of workplace misconduct this season. (more...)
Brilliant Kyrgios too good for Dimitrov Brilliant Kyrgios too good for Dimitrov
- January 08, 2018

The third-seeded Australian, the World No. 21, defeated world No.3 Dimitrov in one hour and 33 minutes, reports Efe. Nick Kyrgios overcame pain in his knee to beat Australian compatriot Matthew Ebden 6-7 (3) 7-6 (5) 6-2 in his first singles match since a hip injury ended his season in October. (more...)
Wozniacki battles to reach Auckland final Wozniacki battles to reach Auckland final
- January 08, 2018

The Auckland Open remains elusive for Wozniacki, who is now a two-time runner-up. Games went with service from there in the first set, which Goerges sealed with her seventh ace. Wozniacki is set to rise to number two in the world in Monday's rankings and could yet regain top spot at the Australian Open this month. "I really had to dig deep and stay focused, and she played really well, I have to say - picked it up and got a lot of balls back", the 27-year-old Wozniacki said. (more...)
Sunday action for Barca and Real Madrid Sunday action for Barca and Real Madrid
- January 08, 2018

However striker Ousmane Dembele made his first appearance, as a 71st-minute substitute, since tearing his hamstring at Getafe, September 16. "I don't care [about the winter market], I've only been a coach for two years, but I don't see how signing a player in it can be inconvenient", MARCA quote him as saying. (more...)
Packers promote Brian Gutekunst as new general manager Packers promote Brian Gutekunst as new general manager
- January 08, 2018

The Packers named Gutekunst the GM before another team could do it first. Gutekunst was in the running to replace Ted Thompson in Green Bay, so it can not be ruled out that he will be promoted to general manager. Gutekunst may not have been the Packers' first choice . With Brian Gutekunst securing the job, only five days after it officially was open, Ball's candidacy has collapsed. (more...)
LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars
- January 08, 2018

Bortles carried nine times for 89 yards to supplement a subpar passing game. That said, the Bills traded defensive tackle Marcell Dareus to the Jaguars before Week 8 and the two run defenses went in different directions. The Jaguars - who were playing in their first post-season match since 2007 - took the lead for the first time in the match after Bortles found tightend Ben Koyack to complete a 15-play for 86 yards in the third quarter. (more...)
Andy Murray out of Australian Open with hip injury Andy Murray out of Australian Open with hip injury
- January 08, 2018

And world No 21 Kyrgios, who is a close friend of Murray's, has been left crestfallen by the news and hopes he will not have to go under the knife in order to resolve the problem. Since he made his firm statement of intent about his comeback plans almost two months ago, Murray has hobbled unconvincingly through an eight-game public workout against Roberto Bautista Agut in Abu Dhabi last Friday and then on Tuesday to the office of Cameron Pearson, the tournament director of the Brisbane Open, ... (more...)
Tottenham star Son explains his gesture towards the West Ham fans Tottenham star Son explains his gesture towards the West Ham fans
- January 08, 2018

The incident occurred only 6 months after Son was subjected to chants of "DVD" and "he's selling three for a fiver" by travelling Millwall fans. Son's long-range screamer on 84 minutes earned Tottenham a 1-1 draw in a rather drab encounter at Wembley and it went in at the end where the West Ham fans were seated. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte backs Morata after blunt show Chelsea boss Conte backs Morata after blunt show
- January 07, 2018

Chelsea have been unable to prise left back Alex Sandro from Juventus , while Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal is another player Conte would love to sign. But he added: "My expectation is all the players we have in the squad will stay here and continue to work". In this case, when I tell that I give my opinion to the club, I try to tell where are the roles we can improve also on the numerical aspect because in some roles we don't have a couple of players. (more...)
Pandya stands tall for India Pandya stands tall for India
- January 07, 2018

Just as the Proteas had recovered from losing three wickets in nearly no time at all, De Villiers was clean bowled by debutant Jasprit Bumrah for 65, which came off 84 balls and included 11 boundaries. By revealing an XI that included only six specialist batsmen - remember, SA have not played true A-league opponents at Test level in nearly half a year - the hosts simultaneously served clear notice that they intend a "go for the throat" formula against the Indians, with a multi-sting attack ... (more...)
FA Cup: Moses Rested, Luiz Returns As Norwich Force Chelsea Replay FA Cup: Moses Rested, Luiz Returns As Norwich Force Chelsea Replay
- January 07, 2018

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte in his post-match reaction, expressed frustration of having to play a replay, adding that it was a hard game. That replay is likely to be played in about 10 days' time, stuck-in between the Leicester City and Brighton games, a week before going back to the Emirates for the second leg of the League Cup semifinal. (more...)
Rams' Barron, Cooper active for playoff meeting with Falcons
- January 07, 2018

The comparisons are well known, with many saying Goff is the next Matt Ryan . The Los Angeles Rams will indeed have a key piece of the team's defense on Saturday against the Atlanta Falcons . "When I say that, I have a whole lot of respect for experience and what that does and the value that it provides". "I mean I'm not 100 percent, but this actually probably is the best I've felt in a couple of months, so I'm feeling pretty good". (more...)
Titans visit Chiefs as NFL playoffs begin
- January 07, 2018

There was also the rumor that RB DeMarco Murray will likely not be back this season, and that Derrick Henry is seen as the featured back going into the future. The Chiefs finished the drive with a touchdown. The defense forced a stop, and kicker Harrison Butker hit the right upright on a 48-yard field goal attempt. (more...)